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Seaside fun at Vero Beach vacation home rentals

Vero Beach is the quintessential Florida city, where the sun is always shining, and the ocean waves constantly beckon. The town is split between mainland Florida and a barrier island, separated by the Indian River Lagoon, and facing the Atlantic Ocean on its eastern border. Book a Vero Beach vacation rental and you'll soon realize, with its collection of parks, gardens, and beaches, that the town is a year-round, outdoor playground for kids and adults. Whether you find your thrills in the water or on land, this small Florida town offers plenty of fun in the sun.

Things to do

Attractions near Vero Beach vacation rentals

There's still more excitement to be found in Vero Beach's great outdoors. For starters, oceanfront South Beach Park features a grassy area for picnicking, while Jaycee Park offers platformed walkways in sandy dunes. McKee Botanical Garden is an 18-acre green space filled with tropical flora, a library, cafe, and gift shop. If you're staying in your Vero Beach vacation rental with culture vultures, they'll love the Vero Beach Museum of Art, home to a collection of contemporary American and international artwork. The nearby Riverside Theatre provides a variety of live programming, including comedy shows, musicals, plays, and a children's theater.

Activities

Things to do near Vero Beach vacation homes

With adventures hidden around every corner, you won't stay in your Vero Beach vacation rental for long. The calm waters of the Indian River Lagoon make it a popular spot for such watersports as water skiing, kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, and diving. You can also rent small boats for a quick journey down the waterway. There are many companies in the area that offer such unique experiences as airboat tours, narrated boat rides, and chartered fishing excursions. If you need a break from all the excitement, enjoy an afternoon of shopping at Vero Beach's outlet malls.

Weather

Best time to visit Vero Beach vacation homes

It should come as no surprise if you know even a little about Florida, but Vero Beach is consistently warm and sunny throughout the year. Make sure you bring plenty of sunscreen during the hot summers, however, when temperatures skyrocket into the 90s with humidity to match. Rain offers a quick respite from the heat, with the city getting pounded from June through September, recording up to 7 inches a month. Winter is the coldest and driest season, but even then, daytime highs drop just to the low 70s. Fall and spring offer pleasant 80-degree temperatures with little humidity.

Natural features

A watery wonderland dotted with wildlife

In addition to its borders along the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, which merges with the Intracoastal Waterway, Vero Beach is surrounded by creeks, rivers, coves, lakes, and harbors. Beneath the surface of those waters lives such wildlife as manatee, alligators, dolphins, and sea turtles. The Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge serves as a home for the majestic shorebirds, as well as egrets, cranes, and land crabs. If you want to get lost in a tropical setting, McKee Botanical Garden features a variety of tropical plants, water lily-filled streams, and palm trees that sway in the wind.

Beaches

Best beaches near Vero Beach vacation homes

Vero Beach boasts an array of beautiful beaches for sunbathing and swimming. Vacation homes are available near places like South Beach Park, a beach park with soft sand, calm waters, forest walking paths, and picnic shelters, and Sexton Plaza Beach, a sandy public beach with nearby eateries and shops. You'll also love Round Island Beach Park, a park with a sandy beach, picnic pavilions, nature trails, and a playground.

How to get there

How to get to and around Vero Beach

The nearest airport is in Vero Beach, FL (VRB-Vero Beach Municipal), located 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Stuart, FL (SUA-Witham Field), which is 33.5 mi (54 km) away.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Vero Beach

The unique attractions and idyllic locations in Vero Beach are ideal for a couple’s retreat. Vacation homes can be found near locations like the Indian River Citrus Museum, a museum dedicated to citrus industry pioneers and a shop with citrus-themed art, and Hallstrom House, a historic home with period furnishings and tranquil surrounds. You'll also like the South Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area, a vibrant natural area with an abundant of flora and fauna.

Can I find a vacation rental around Vero Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 747 vacation rentals near Vero Beach. From 308 Condos/Apartments to 307 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Vero Beach for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Vero Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Vero Beach:

  • Central Beach: 75 vacation rentals
  • Johns Island: 24 vacation rentals
  • Riomar: 47 vacation rentals
  • Indian Bay Point: 29 vacation rentals
  • Silver Shores: 47 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Vero Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Vero Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Vero Beach Country Club: 660 vacation rentals
  • Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge: 547 vacation rentals
  • Vero Beach Municipal Marina: 661 vacation rentals
  • Riomar Country Club: 652 vacation rentals
  • Royal Palm Pointe Park: 658 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vero Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Vero Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 308 Condos/Apartments in Vero Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Vero Beach include:

  • Houses: 307 rentals available
  • Villas: 21 rentals available
  • Cottages: 44 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Vero Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 464 vacation rentals with pool available in Vero Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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